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June 9th, 2017, 15:15
A sign??

http://www.iflscience.com/technology…service-droid/
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June 9th, 2017, 22:53
Originally Posted by Hurls View Post
A sign??

http://www.iflscience.com/technology…service-droid/
Well. based on the objects presented, I think we're safe for now. But, high quality robotics is so cheap these days, so who knows what a little crowdfunding might do.

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June 9th, 2017, 22:59
People are developing things without even trying to think of what might become of that in the future … And because the human species is so much short-lived, its inventors won't see the end results of that.

I *vastly* prefer a droid like C-3PO than a human-like droid.
Because with C-3PO we do know what we have there.

And, by the way, I don't want to think of what might happen if Robots became part of the "internet of things" and get hacked … Like performing theft or even murder, being remote-controlled by some evil hacker - or some "secret service".
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June 10th, 2017, 15:57
It's absolutely horrible. And no, I don't mean its use but its looks! Thank you very much, but I'd rather dig a hole in the ground.
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June 10th, 2017, 16:39
If I ever found myself spending an evening with one of those, I think a bottle of strong spirits and a revolver would follow shortly thereafter.
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June 10th, 2017, 16:45
I'd say there's a way to go yet

Also, I've always found the concept of sex without love or - at least - a deeper emotional underpinning rather dull and not much better than taking care of it yourself.

So, again, there's a way to go.

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June 10th, 2017, 16:48
"commencing service *bleep* …."
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June 10th, 2017, 20:06
I still do believe that we all are "social beings" and that at one point robots like C-3PO might come in to let us feel social again - when there is no other human around, like in deserted areas or in wastelands.
I mean, long ago, "socializing" was a strong factor among our ancestors, I guess - thousands of years ago - with perhaps singing and dancing as a main contributing factor *insert tribal African cliché here* , so I guess that being together with someone is indeed an essential need.

But this kind of robot … ? To me, it rather looks like the result of decadence.
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June 10th, 2017, 20:16
This is the first time a "kickstarter edition" of adult droids has been shown to me. It looks like the cheap version of these things:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gpme_9NZxvc
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June 10th, 2017, 20:29
Originally Posted by booboo View Post
"commencing service *bleep* …."
… does not *bleep* .. compute…

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June 10th, 2017, 20:30
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"commencing service *bleep* …."
… does not *bleep* .. compute…

.. DAISY… DAYSEEE ….

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June 10th, 2017, 20:56
Wait…. with everything thats messed up in this world today this is what makes you think apocalypse?
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June 10th, 2017, 22:01
Eh? Since when does robot blow jobs equals apocalypse?
( Thought that humanity risen fellow was back for a moment)
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June 10th, 2017, 22:32
I'll wait for joxer's review.
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June 10th, 2017, 22:35
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I'll wait for joxer's review.
This time he'll probably back down on his preorder policy.
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June 11th, 2017, 00:17
Yes you are right, more decadence than apocalypse! I told my partner about and she spent a while just horrified !
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June 11th, 2017, 15:04
Hm. Yeah, useful if you'd like to wash your banana before peeling it.

"What the company claim to have created is an incredibly realistic droid that when assembled looks, smells, feels and moves like a real human."

Well, I must admit the designer is quite brave to show the world that when it comes to blow jobs all he has ever experienced is the equivalent of a simple finger pressing the top of the thumb - up down up down. Poor guy, never had someone with skillful lips and tongue.
But hey, perhaps at a speed of 50 ups/downs a second it might be an appealing toy, that goes where no (wo)man has gone before.
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